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ISRN Psychiatry
Volume 2013, Article ID 921253, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/921253
Clinical Study

Assessment of Behavior Abnormalities of Corticosteroids in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome

1Pediatrics, Zagazig University, Zagazig 11231, Egypt
2Psychiatry, Zagazig University, Zagazig 11231, Egypt

Received 26 February 2013; Accepted 27 March 2013

Academic Editors: C. Bonetto and L. Tamam

Copyright © 2013 Doaa Mohammed Youssef et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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